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Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Elizabeth Vlossak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book studies modern Alsatian history using gender as a category of historical analysis, and the first to record the experiences of the region's women from 1870 to 1946. Relying on an extensive ... More


Germany and the Holy Roman Empire in 1500

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This section takes a comprehensive view of the state of Germany around 1500. The origins and medieval development of the Reich and the titles of its Emperor are explained. It outlines the fluctuating ... More


Introduction

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The introduction discusses the way that German and Austrian historians have written the history of the Holy Roman Empire in the two centuries since its dissolution. Prussian‐German nationalist ... More


Craving Community: World War I and the Myth of Comradeship

Thomas Kühne

in Belonging and Genocide: Hitler's Community, 1918-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121865
eISBN:
9780300168570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121865.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Germany's obsession with community and belonging as a consequence of the aftermath of World War I, the loss of which left the German nation tattered and fragmented. Soldiers' ... More


A Case of Wagner

Elaine Kelly

in Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic: Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199998098
eISBN:
9780199394371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998098.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines the tensions that existed between discourse and practice in the GDR. Despite the incongruities that Wagner posed to the state’s foundation myths, he was harnessed in the early ... More


Introduction

Yair Mintzker

in The Many Deaths of Jew Süss: The Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172323
eISBN:
9781400887804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172323.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter discusses how the historical figure of Joseph Süss Oppenheimer—also known as Jew Süss—is incredibly elusive, and any understanding of him must begin with the political and ... More


Citizenship and the Concept of Nationality [1995]

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Böckenförde here examines Rogers Brubaker’s historical explanation of the divergence of French and German theories of nationhood and citizenship. Through Brubaker, Böckenförde asks what accounts for ... More


Associations and the Discourses of Peace, Common Weal, and Empire

Duncan Hardy

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire: Upper Germany, 1346-1521

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827252
eISBN:
9780191866180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827252.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History, European Early Modern History

Associations such as alliances and leagues were not merely functional tools. The rhetoric found in treaties and correspondence suggests that some members of associations perceived their participation ... More


The Persecution of the German Jews as a Civic Betrayal [1997]

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter lays out why the persecution of Jews during the Nazi era should be conceived as a civic betrayal, undertaken among one demos. In the nineteenth century, Jews were granted full citizenship ... More


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